LocalScope‘s main theme is to combine GPS and mapping with major search engines and social networks like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flicker. Today Wikipedia , Citysearch and Google Places added to the already existing social search lists. LocalScope for iPhone is the best navigation app I ever used. Localscope For iPhone named the best iPhone Navigation app in the App Store Rewind 2011.
LocalScope For iPhone PR Release
v2.3 meshes data from the worlds largest encyclopedia – Wikipedia with your location and presents you with relevant articles about places around you. For users living in or traveling to the United States, we have added the popular yellow pages service, Citysearch.
The new geo-app trend is to provide automated social serendipity; a fun concept, we believe that intuitive consumption of geo information is the biggest need of the user. With the smartphones in their hands, users are frequently sharing their discoveries in the form of check-ins, photos, videos, place reviews via different networks. But how does one put all of this shared knowledge to use? Thats where Localscope comes in. With Localscope, we provide a hyper-local search experience and aggregate geo specific info and media around a location from 16 diverse sources enabling the users to choose whats most relevant to them.
LocalScope For iPhone V2.3
✔ New Source – Wikipedia – search for and discover relevant information around you from the world’s largest encyclopedia.
✔ New Source – CitySearch – find restaurants, local businesses or services using the popular yellow pages infobase by Citigrid.
✔ In the last release, we introduced Google Places. Though the results were reliable listings, users craved the bulk of information that they were other wise discovering with Google Local. On popular demand, we are bringing back Google Local along with Google Places as 2 separate sources, with this release. Either can be independently enabled / disabled from the Source Manager screen.
✔ Added 3 new pre defined search terms – Lawyer, Plumber and Bakery along with a few new and improved icons.
✔ Updated Facebook API integration to fix search
LocalScope For iPhone (iTunes Link)
- Version: 2.3
- Size: 5.1 MB
- Price $1.99